August 2018
 
 
Aug
Jul
2018 YTD
2017 YTD
Monthly Volume
(lots)
CCA
62,880
26,136
369,016
233,506
RGGI
13,091
10,740
88,919
74,667
RECs
41,696
89,496
468,037
462,660
 
 
Aug
Jul
Aug-17
 
Month End Open Interest
(lots)
CCA
148,957
132,160
118,807
 
RGGI
70,161
64,656
69,336
 
RECs
343,808
331,443
274,118
 
 
 
Aug
Jul
2018 YTD
2017 YTD
Monthly Deliveries (lots)
CCA
3,293
5,587
89,199
53,467
RGGI
295
1,425
19,732
10,648
RECs
200
89,458
214,315
79,135
Carbon In Focus
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RECs In Focus
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Historical Volume & Open Interest
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Highlights
California and Quebec held joint auction #16 on August 14. Both current and advanced vintages fully cleared at prices of $15.05 and $14.90 respectively
CCA futures traded 62,880 lots in August. This is the second highest volume for CCAs in 2018 following June with 68,437 lots
Similarly, RGGI notched the second largest volume month in 2018 with 13,091 lots which follows 23,237 lots in June
CCA options traded 5,000 lots in August, a significant increase from July which saw no options activity in the contract
LCFS traded 410 lots in August, a new record, surpassing June volume of 285 lots
Key Dates
Contract Expiry & Deliveries: Option Expiry September 17, Last Trade Day September 25 and Delivery Day August 28
RGGI auction 41 is on September 5, 2018 offering 13.59M allowances, results posted on Friday September 7
Environmental Markets Association annual meeting — New Orleans, LA (October 3-5)
Argus California Carbon and LCFS conference — Napa, CA (October 22-24)
For more information
Stephen McComb
stephen.mccomb@theice.com
+1 (312) 836 6727
Mike Kierstead
mike.kierstead@theice.com
+1 (312) 836 6738
 

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